Contract Summary

  • Published Date: 6 November 2018

  • Tender Status: active

  • Tender Opening Date: 6 November 2018

  • Tender Closing Date: 10 December 2018

  • Award Date: n/a

  • Contract Start Date: n/a

  • Contract End Date: n/a

  • Contract is suitable for SMEs: Yes

  • Contract is suitable for VCSEs: Yes

  • Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) Contract Type: Services



NHS South of England Procurement Services (SoEPS), acting on behalf of Health Education England (HEE - the Commissioner) are commencing a tender for the provision of a Longitudinal evaluation; predictive validity and long-term impact of the national pre-registration pharmacist recruitment scheme.

HEE is seeking expertise and a high level of project management in order to develop and deliver a robust framework for longitudinal evaluation of selection into training for pre-registration pharmacists.

The successful bidder would work closely with the Dean of Pharmacy, National Pharmacy Recruitment Evaluation Lead and National Pharmacy Recruitment Manager, with wider support from the HEE Preregistration Pharmacist Recruitment Operational Group (PPROG) which has representation from a wide range of stakeholders including employers, student voice, training providers and HEE local offices.

The maximum value of this contract is £216,000 over three years inclusive of any applicable VAT (£60,000 plus VAT per year).

Bidders are invited to access the procurement documentation at

Please access the ITT procurement documents for further information.

The deadline for submission of completed ITT submissions is Monday 10 December 2018 at 12:00pm (midday). Late submissions will not be accepted. The e-portal system will shutdown at 12:00pm and any un-submitted bids not registered to the system at this time will not be accepted. Therefore, please submit in good time prior to the deadline date and time.

Project title: Longitudinal evaluation; predictive validity and long-term impact of the national pre-registration pharmacist recruitment scheme - Health Education England, please access the ITT for all documents. Should Bidders have any queries, or are having problems using the portal, they should contact the In-tend dedicated Supplier Helpdesk by calling 0845 557 8079 Monday to Friday (9am to 5pm) or email

All communications should be made via the messaging function on the In-tend E-Tendering portal. During the tender exercise the Contracting Authority requests that all communications are channelled through the e-portal system via the appointed procurement specialist on behalf of NHS South of England Procurement Services and not with the Contracting Authority itself. No Bidder, Bidder Member, or any of such Bidder's advisors, consultants or subcontractors may have ex parte communications with the Contracting Authority or any of their employees, advisors, contractors or consultants regarding the ITT, the Procurement, other than as expressly permitted in this ITT.

About the Buyer

Contact name: Laura Devine

Address: Unit 18 Solent Industrial Estate

Telephone: n/a

Fax: n/a


Value of Contract

Price Range: £216,000